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Yeshwantgad
Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates Latitude: 16.629700
Longitude: 73.357252
Current
owner
India Government of India

Yeshwantgad is an island fortification off the coast of Maharashtra in Ratnagiri district.[1] It is built on the Rajapur creek with the sea on one side. On three sides it was protected by a ditch which can no longer be seen. On the fourth side there was a wall with 17 bastions. Now the walls are in a ruined condition. Its gate was on the eastern side. A ship (HMS Outram sank here on 1 January 1817 after which a lighthouse at nearby Jaitapur was built. Other than this no notable historical events took place here.[2]

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